Solid Waste & Recycling


  • Waterless mobile odor control

    June 28, 2019 by SWR Staff

    PEORIA, Illinois – The OdorBoss Fusion from BossTek is a new, autonomous mobile system that uses no water to reduce site odors from soil remediation, landfills, food processing, composting facilities, wastewater operations and other large-scale applications. Unlike conventional water-based odor

  • Blog Landfills

    All-you-can-eat landfill buffet spells trouble for birds

    December 12, 2018 by Sahar Seif and Jennifer Provencher

    As long as waste-management facilities are readily available and accessible, debris will continue to end up in natural environments

  • News Landfills

    Meridian Waste buys two Tennessee landfills

    December 11, 2018 by Emily Atkins

    KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Meridian Waste, an integrated, non-hazardous solid waste services company, announced its acquisition of two landfills located in Knoxville, Tennessee. Meridian Waste enters Knoxville, one of the fastest developing mid-tiered cities in the U.S., with the acquisition of

  • News Landfills

    Vancouver Landfill entrance upgrades begin

    September 24, 2018 by SWR Staff

    VANCOUVER – Construction has begun on upgrades to the entrance of the Vancouver Landfill in Delta, designed to enhance customer service and move the City of Vancouver closer to meeting its Zero Waste goals.  The project includes the addition of

  • Blog Landfills

    The eye in the sky that can spot illegal rubbish dumps from space

    June 19, 2018 by Ray Purdy, Senior Research Fellow in Law, University of Oxford

    More than 1,000 illegal waste sites spring up across England each year – and there are probably far more that haven’t been recorded.

  • News Landfills

    London mulls $4.4M landfill expansion

    May 10, 2018 by SWR Staff

    The City of London’s Managing Director of Environmental and Engineering Services is recommending a new 6.2 hectare cell for the city’s W12A Landfill worth approximately $4.4 million under a new tender. In a report headed to London’s Civic Works Committee

  • Feature Landfills

    Lethbridge studying landfill gas options

    May 7, 2018 by Mandi Parker

    Within the dark underbelly of consumerism, percolating in the bowels of the build environment disposal site, lies a potential resource. Mind you, it’s about perspective. What was once thought of as landfill flatulence, may now be considered the crown jewel of alternative energy.

  • Food views must keep evolving

    April 5, 2018 by Paul van der Werf

      I regularly walk past a panhandling man on my way to lunch. Exposing my own biases, he seems a little too well-dressed to ask for money, and with the embarrassment of my own ignorance, I shuffle by. It makes

  • B.C.’s Alberni-Clayoquot gets $6M for landfill diversion

    March 13, 2018 by SWR Staff

    British Columbia’s Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District (ACRD) has received $6 million in funding through the federal Gas Tax Fund for its Consolidated Strategic Landfill Diversion Program. The Consolidated Strategic Landfill Diversion project will greatly improve the Regional District’s environmental impact by

  • News Landfills

    1 Million Pounds Diverted from Landfills through Salvation Army Thrift Store and Region of Peel Partnership

    March 16, 2017 by SWR Staff

    Peel residents have contributed to cleaner landfills diverting 1 million pounds of reusable goods through a successful partnership between The Salvation Army Thrift Store and the Region of Peel. In just seven months, The Salvation Army Thrift Store’s Donor Welcome